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Monday, Apr. 30

Digital Comedy Summit

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA

Hosted by: Amber J. Lawson, Comedy Impressaria Extraordinaire

All panels will be in the Marina Vista Room.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit XI - Monday, April 30, 2012

01 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Funny Business: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Broke Into Comedy.

Tips From Comedians, Content Creators, Industry Experts and More.

Presented by International Academy of Web Television

Digital Hollywood Content Summit XI – Monday, April 30, 2012

Moderator: Kevin Winston, Founder, Digital LA

Panelists:

  • Lindsay Gareth, Actress, Comedienne & Web Producer
  • Oren Katzeff, Vice President & General Manager, Cracked.com
  • Spencer Griffin, VP, Production, CollegeHumor.com
  • Will Rogers, Co-Founder & CEO, Rooftop Media
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02 | 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

YouTube Comedy Channels: How Top Comedians use the Television’s Second Coming to Revolutionize the Industry.

Is There Room for More?

Presented by YouTube

Digital Hollywood Content Summit XI – Monday, April 30, 2012

Moderator: John Marchesini, Senior Product Manager, Digital, The Hollywood Reporter

Panelists:

  • Brandon Olive, Creator & Star, Staged
  • Damien Wayans, Writer, Producer & Director
  • David Beebe, VP & General Manager, Fishbowl Worldwide Mediate
  • Deb Loftis, Producer, GirlPak Productions
  • Perry Sachs, Co-owner, FourFront Productions
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03 | 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Women in (Digital) Comedy: The Funnier Sex?

Meet the Performers, Writers, Creators and Executives Who are Driving the Comedy Revolution.

Digital Hollywood Content Summit XI – Monday, April 30, 2012

Moderator: Shira Lazar, Emmy-nominated TV and Web Personality

Panelists:

  • Alison Rosen, Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend and The Adam Carolla Show
  • Joy Gohring, Writer & Director, James Franco's "Undergrads: South"
  • Kerri Kenney-Silver, Actress & Comedienne, Reno 911
  • Lauren Palmigiano, Writer & Director, Funny or Die
  • Marina Cockenberg, Social Media, College Humor
  • Zoe Friedman, Comedy Executive, Co-Founder, Comedy Gives Back
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04 | 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Yahoo! Comedy and How To Turn Your Funny Idea Into a Web Series.

Creating Comedy Programming While Rebooting a Global Content Platform.

Presented by Principato-Young Entertainment

Digital Hollywood Content Summit XI – Monday, April 30, 2012

Moderator: Corey Moss, VP, Digital, Principato-Young Entertainment

Panelists:

  • Ethan Smith, Writer & Director, The Booty Call & Beets By Dre
  • Josh Weiner, Writer, Downton Arby's
  • Lindsay Crystal, Writer & Director
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05 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Comedy Dockside Chat: All-Star Comedy Podcast Panel

Presented by Transforming the World Through Comedy

Digital Hollywood Content Summit XI – Monday, April 30, 2012

Moderator: Zoe Friedman, Comedy Executive, Co-Founder, Comedy Gives Back

Panelists:

  • Eddie Ifft, Comedian and Podcaster
  • Greg Fitzsimmons, Podcaster, Fitzdog Radio [gregfitzsimmons.com]
  • Lynette Carolla, Co-Creator, For Crying Out Loud [cryingoutloudshow.com]
  • Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, Co-Creator, For Crying Out Loud [cryingoutloudshow.com]
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